Francesco leaving to pursue a industry career

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The time has finally come. The first PhD student in our lab and our long-term colleague, Francesco Mechini, are finally leaving our lab to pursue his research career in the pharmaceutical industry. He is taking up a senior research position at one of the giants, AstraZeneca. It is sad to miss him in our lab but it is […]

Good luck for Giulia

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Our ERASMUS student, Giulia Botti, has finished her internship and has gone back to Bologna, Italy. Giulia will soon submit her master thesis based on her results.

Francesco has submitted his PhD thesis.

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Our PhD student, Francesco Meghini, has successfully submitted his PhD thesis. The thesis includes the results that we published in our recent paper with him as one of the first authors. Francesco will be back to the lab, while getting ready for his viva. Well done and good luck, Fra!

Lab lunch at d’Arry’s

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We celebrated the publication of our new research paper and the submission of Yuu’s preliminary application for CRUK Senior Cancer Research Fellowship at d’Arry’s restaurant. We were supposed to take a photo with nice dishes. However, as they looked so nice that we could not wait… this was taken after the meal.

Outreach Activity: UCL-Japan Young Challenge Programme

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Together with his Japanese colleagues, Yuu Kimata took part in the UCL-Japan Young Challenge Programme by organising lectures and a workshop in Cambridge. The keynote speaker, Prof. Tom Blundell from the Department of Biochemistry, talked about his career and his passion for music, travel and science. Other contributors include Dr Masahi Narita from the Cancer […]